Augusta, Maine

county seat in Kennebec County, Maine, USA and Maine federated state capital city

Augusta is the capital city of the U.S. state of Maine. 18,560 people live in Augusta.

Augusta, Maine
Augusta, Maine, taken from the bridge
Augusta, Maine, taken from the bridge
Location in Kennebec County, Maine
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°18′38″N 69°46′48″W / 44.31056°N 69.78000°W / 44.31056; -69.78000
CountyKennebec County
Established1754
Government
 • MayorWilliam R. Stokes
Area
 • Total150.9 km2 (58.3 sq mi)
 • Land143.4 km2 (55.4 sq mi)
 • Water7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)  4.98%
Elevation
20 m (68 ft)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total18,560
 • Density129.4/km2 (335/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
Websitewww.ci.augusta.me.us
State House in Augusta